Fairmont Banff Springs Floorplan

Registered Attendees


Registered attendees (and speakers, organizers, etc.) will have access to the following items from their Account page:

  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

  • Full participant list, including joint meeting participants
  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

Login to My Account page

Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology (J7)

joint with the meeting on Functional Neurocircuitry of Feeding and Feeding Disorders (J8)

Scientific Organizers: Matthias Blüher, Philipp E. Scherer and Anne Bouloumié


February 10—14, 2019

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Sponsored by MedImmune and Novo Nordisk A/S

This activity is also supported by an educational grant from Lilly


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
BEWARE of booking lodging through companies unaffiliated with Keystone Symposia. Click here for more details.

Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 23, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 23, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 8, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 11, 2018 [details]

Click here to view Cancellation Policy

Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-J7 "Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
More details
Before and On October 23, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
More details
After October 23, 2018 until December 30, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
More details
October 23, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
More details
Before and On December 11, 2018 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
More details
After December 11, 2018 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
More details
Before and On December 11, 2018 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
More details
After December 11, 2018 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 23, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 8, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: October 23, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: November 8, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 23, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 11, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo Housing Services,” "Global Housing," etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 10 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 14 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 15 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Van Horne Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Van Horne Foyer

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
Stanley Ulijaszek, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK
Framing Obesity as a Problem

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
Richard D. Palmiter, HHMI/University of Washington, USA
Neural Circuitry Underlying Feeding Behavior

09:00—12:00
Drug Discovery/Development in Obesity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
Matthias H. Tschöp, Helmholtz Zentrum München and Technische Universität München, Germany
Chemical Biotechnology Applied to Metabolic Diseases

Coffee Break

Nana Gletsu-Miller, Purdue University, USA
Treatment or Cure of Obesity by Surgery?

Alan R. Saltiel, University of California, San Diego, USA
Inflammation at the Crossroads of Obesity and Energy Homeostasis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

09:00—12:00
Neural Circuitry Underlying Feeding Behavior
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
Linda Rinaman, Florida State University, USA
Neural Circuits Linking Stress and Feeding

Coffee Break

J. Nicholas Betley, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Circuits Regulating Nutritive Control of Feeding

Matthew R. Hayes, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Role of GLP-1 Signaling

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

12:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Targeting Brown Adipose Tissue for Obesity Treatment

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Research Opportunities in Eating Disorders

Van Horne C
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Brown/Beige/BRITE Fat Activation and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
C. Ronald Kahn, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, USA
Adipose Tissue MicroRNAs as Novel Adipokines in Regulation of Metabolism

Camilla Charlotte Schéele, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The plasticity of human brown adipose tissue

Kirsi A. Virtanen, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Finland
BAT - A Target of Future Weight Loss Strategies

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Genetic Disorders of Feeding and Energy Storage
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
I. Sadaf Farooqi, University of Cambridge, UK
Genetics of Leanness

Herbert Herzog, Garvan Institute, Australia
Prader-Willi Syndrome

Atul Chopra, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Human Genetics Aided Discovery of a New Metabolic Hormone

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Mezzanine 2

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Adipose Tissue and Immune Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
Anne Bouloumié, INSERM, France
The Adipose Tissue Immune Cells, Beyond Inflammation

Ruth E. Gimeno, Eli Lilly & Company, USA
New Therapeutic Approaches to Weight Loss and Glucose Control

Coffee Break

Tim Julius Schulz, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Germany
Deciphering the Adipocytic Lineage: Stem Cell Biology and Regeneration

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Anorexia Nervosa
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
Janet Treasure, King's College London, UK
Understanding and treating Anorexia Nervosa

Walter Kaye, UC San Diego Health, USA
Are Eating Disorders Really Disorders of Eating?

Coffee Break

Patrick Sullivan†, University of North Carolina, USA
Genetics of Anorexia Nervosa

Lori M. Zeltser, Columbia University, USA
Identifying Novel Therapeutic Targets For Anorexia Nervosa

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Adipose Tissue Heterogeneity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
Philipp E. Scherer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Mechanisms of Adipose Tissue Dysfunction in Obesity

David B. Savage, University of Cambridge, UK
A Lipodystrophic Perspective on Insulin Resistance

Ellen E. Blaak, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Sex differences in adipose tissue metabolism and tissue-specific insulin resistance

Mikael Rydén, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Adipocyte Function and Development in Subcutaneous and Visceral Fat Depots

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Neural Circuits Underlying Nausea, Emesis, and Aversive Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
Bart C. De Jonghe, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Neurocircuitry of Nausea in Chemotherapy

Samuel N. Breit, St. Vincents Hospital, Australia
The Role of the GDF15 in Pathway in Control of Appetite and Energy Homeostasis

Zachary Knight, University of California, San Francisco, USA
The Neurobiology of Hunger

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Mezzanine 2

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Environment and Obesity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
J. Andrew Pospisilik, Van Andel Institute, USA
Epigenetic and Obesity

Nathalie Delzenne, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Dealing with the Gut Microbiota in Obesity

Coffee Break

Bruce A. Bunnell, Tulane University School of Medicine, USA
Endocrine Disruptors as a Cause of Obesity?

Kristen E. Boyle, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA
Maternal Obesity and Offspring Adiposity: Clues from Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Telencephalic Control of Feeding Behavior
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
Benjamin R. Arenkiel, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Forebrain Circuits Regulating Appetite Suppression

Scott E. Kanoski, University of Southern California, USA
Hippocampal control of feeding behavior

Coffee Break

Mark L. Andermann, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
State-Specific Gating of Motivationally Salient Cues by Midbrain Dopaminergic Inputs to Basal Amygdala

Ivan E. de Araujo, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Vagal Control of Brain Reward Systems

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Brown Adipocyte Glucose Metabolism: A Heated Subject

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Feeding Across the Lifespan
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
Sebastien G. Bouret, University of Southern California, USA
Regulatory Programs that Direct Development of Hypothalamic Circuits Regulating Food Intake

Kelly L. Klump, Michigan State University, USA
Developmental Differences in Neurobiological Risk Factors for Binge Eating across Adolescence: Evidence from Animal and Human Models

Susan Carnell, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Childhood Eating Behaviors

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
How Can We Translate Novel Discoveries into Obesity Treatment?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
Kevin L. Grove, Novo Nordisk, USA
Anti-Obesity Drug Development: The Potential and the Challenges

Barbara B. Kahn, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
Adipose Tissue Derived Lipokines

Max Nieuwdorp, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Gut Microbiome – Tool or Target for Obesity Treatment?

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Mezzanine 2

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Disease Cachexia (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne Ballroom
Stefan D. Anker, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Cardiac Cachexia

Bruce M. Spiegelman, Harvard Medical School, USA
Cachexia and Brown Fat

Coffee Break

Daniel L. Marks, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Neural Circuitry Mediating Cachexia

Roger D. Cone, University of Michigan, USA
Mechanism of the Melanocortin-3 Receptor in the Suppression of Cachexia

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Clinical Obesity Management – Round Table Discussion

Van Horne A/B
Matthias H. Tschöp, Helmholtz Zentrum München and Technische Universität München, Germany
Anti Obesity Drug Development

Matthias Blüher, University of Leipzig, Germany
New Emerging Treatment Tools

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Late Breaking Topics from Abstracts

Van Horne C
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—18:45
Adipose Tissue Microenvironment
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
Christoph Buettner, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Adipose Tissue Adaptive Thermogenesis

Catherine C. Muller, Institut de Pharmacologie et de Biologie Structurale, France
Adipose Tissue and Cancer: A Dangerous Dynamic Duo

Steven E. Shoelson, Harvard Medical School, Joslin Diabetes Center, USA
Adipose Tissue Microenvironment as Target of New Emerging Therapies

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—18:45
Drug Discovery for Eating Disorders
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
Peter Kuehnen, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Treatment of Monogenic Eating Disorders

Shamina M. Rangwala, Janssen, Johnson & Johnson, USA
GFRAL/GDF-15

Xinle Wu, Eli Lilly and Company, China
GFRAL/GDF-15

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne A/B
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/10/2019

Van Horne C
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Mezzanine 2
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Mezzanine 2

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Educational grant from Lilly MedImmune
Novo Nordisk A/S
 

We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

AdipoGen Life Sciences ALPCO

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Eli Lilly and Company


Novo Nordisk A/S


We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


Click here to view more of these organizations


Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


Click here to view more of these organizations


If your organization is interested in joining these entities in support of Keystone Symposia, please contact: Sarah Lavicka, Director of Development, Email: sarahl@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2690

Click here for more information on Industry Support and Recognition Opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming an advertising/marketing in-kind partner, please contact:
Yvonne Psaila, Director, Marketing and Communications, Email: yvonnep@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2676